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Lester Bennett
Winder
Lester Bennett, 92, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
Mr. Bennett was a son of the late John and Effie Bennett. He was a retired carpenter.
Services will be 3 p.m Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, with the Revs. Johnny Wright and Mike McLemore officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: two daughters, Donnie Dowdy, Cordele, and Evelyn Minter, Griffin; six sons, John W. Bennett, Las Vegas, Ray Bennett, Winder, Dave Bennett, Loganville, Bob Bennett, Alpharetta, Jack Bennett, Roswell, and Samuel Bennett, Douglasville; five sisters, Cathrine Martin, Margaret Austin, Edwena Cheeley, Richie Hewett, and Ella Banks, all of Winder; a brother, Julian Bennett, Fredericksburg, Va.; and 22 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Chandler Ford Brown
Hartwell
Chandler Ford Brown, infant son of Robert Thomas Brown Jr. and Kimberly Heaton Brown of 1179 Melody Lane, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Charleston, S.C., Chandler was a member of Hartwell First Baptist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Hartwell First Baptist Church, with the Rev. F. Hugh Kirby officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: a brother, Robert Thomas Brown III; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ford Heaton, Hartwell; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stiltner, Sasser; maternal great-grandmother, Olivia Ford Heaton, Bowersville; and two great-aunts, Juanita Chambers and Geraldine Chambers, both of Hartwell.
Memorials may be made to the children's charity of one's choice.
The family is at the residence.
Strickland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Leonard 'Lent' Brown
Danielsville
Leonard B. "Lent" Brown, 86, of 2030 Macedonia Church Road, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Brown was a son of the late Boss and Annie Williford Brown. He was a retired farmer and member of Nicholson Fire Baptized Holiness Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Michael Powell and Houston Preskett officiating. Burial will be in Danielsville Memorial Garden.
Survivors include: his wife, Verbie Evans Brown; a daughter, Sue Nash, Danielsville; a grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Henrietta Cook
Toccoa
Henrietta Camp Cook, 88, of 507 Canebrake Drive, Anderson, S.C., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Cook was a daughter of the late William Henry and Leila Hitt Camp and was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Jo Patterson. She was retired from Coats & Clark after 33 years of service and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Toccoa City Cemetery, with the Rev. Jack Lamb officiating.
Survivors include: two daughters, Barbara Edwards, Anderson, S.C., and Carolyn Patterson, Smyrna; three sons, Jesse Cook, Smyrna, Jack Cook, Chamblee, and Billy Cook, Dazell, S.C.; a sister, Ruby Stewart, Toccoa; a brother, Clyde Camp, Jefferson; and 12 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at the home of Ruby Stewart, Toccoa, and will receive friends 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

Halton Ed Davis
Jefferson
Halton Ed Davis, 85, of Davis Road, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Davis was a son of the late Tom and Ziphoria Hayes Davis. He was a farmer and former member of Lebanon Methodist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jackson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include: two daughters, Linda Pass, Athens, and Carolyn Hardigree, Buford; two sons, Robert "Bob" Davis, Atlanta, and Tom Davis, Jefferson; four sisters, Merle Lou McDonald, Fitzgerald, Ellen Perry and Vera Pace, both of Winder, Pansy Alexander, Jefferson; three brothers, John Davis, Atlanta, and Jim Davis and George Davis, both of Jefferson; and five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 3-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruby M. Fowler
Commerce
Ruby M. Fowler, 81, of 127 Bone Road, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Anderson County, S.C., Mrs. Fowler was a daughter of the late Wyatt and Lelia Allen Chatham and widow of Paul B. Fowler. She was a retired textile worker.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Ivie Funeral Home, with the Revs. Jimmy Owensby and Robert Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: a son, Kenneth Fowler, Danielsville; a sister, Irene Cleveland, Hartwell; and seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.

Charles A. Guin
Washington
Charles A. Guin, 72, of 247 Hendry Lane, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Guin was a U.S. Navy-Air Force veteran of World War II, worked for Pet Milk Co. for over 20 years, and was a member of Fishing Creek Baptist Church and the National Rifleman's Association.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Tignall, with the Revs. Ficklen Guin and Roy Cates officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Anna N. Guin; a son, Richard A. Guin, Washington; two sisters, Helen Wansley, Rome, and Sybil Falis, Ashtabula, Ohio; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Oliver Gill, Addison Hallford, Jesse Moore, Ernest Moon, Chester Howard, and Terry Guin.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Hopkins Funeral Home.

Effie W. Keller
Carnesville
Effie W. Keller, 98, of Hwy. 106, Red Hill Community, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Miss Keller was a daughter of the late James and Docia Adderholt Keller. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was the oldest member of New Hope Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at New Hope Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Sosebee officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: of a number of nieces and nephews, among them Keller Cheek, Eastanollee, and Dociaphine Cash, Toccoa.
The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa.

J.B. Payton
Elberton
J.B. Payton, 73, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Payton was a son of the late Iley and Hattie Lee Payton and was widower of Edna Sanders Payton. He was a member of Liberty Congregational Church, a retired polisher at Apex Granite Co., and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery.
Survivors include: a daughter, Diane House, Elberton; two sons, James Payton and Bobby Payton, both of Elberton; two sisters, Sara Brown and Mozelle Saxon, both of Elberton; two brothers, Huford Payton and Luther Payton, both of Elberton; and four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Joe Smith, Ronnie Payton, Robert Jones, Tim Jones, Reggie Payton, Brandon Scarborough, and Zachery Watts.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Payton, 428 Knight St., Elberton.

Joyce Harrison Shelton
Winder
Joyce Harrison Shelton, 73, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
Mrs. Shelton was a daughter of the late Willie and Minnie Freeman Harrison and was widow of W.C. Shelton. She was retired from Southern Waistband Co.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kenneth Deaton officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: three daughters, Brenda Wilkerson, Lawrenceville, Linda Adams, Snellville, and Donna Manus, Winder; and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lyle J. Tincher
Hartwell
Retired Navy Capt. Lyle Joseph Tincher, 84, of 2137 Ridge Road, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Fort Madison, Iowa, Mr. Tincher was a son of the late George Hiram and Ethel Badger Tincher and was widower of Mary F. Henderson Tincher. He was a graduate of Parsons College, attended Harvard University, was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Mediterranean theaters, served 20 years in the Navy, retired from the Civil Service after 20 years in Naval Communications, was a former member of Hartwell Rotary Club, was a member of Hartwell Golf Club, and was of the Methodist faith.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., with full military honors.
Survivors include: a daughter, Patricia Windham, Hartwell; two sons, Ronald J. Tincher, North Miami, Fla., and George Willis Tincher, Round Hill, Va.; a sister, Lois Dorsey, Hendersonville, N.C.; a brother, Maurice G. Tincher, Fort Madison, Iowa; and eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 506 Summit Ave., Anderson, SC 29621.
Strickland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Lewis Turner
Hartwell
James Lewis "Tootsie" Turner, 73, of 140 Opal St., died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Turner was a son of the late Lois and Lula Turner and was the widower of Mildred Turner. He was a veteran of World War II.
Services will be 6 p.m. today at Mack's Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Johnson.
Survivors include: a nephew, James W. Rucker, Hartwell; a great-niece, Krista Lynn Oliver, Hartwell; and four great-nephews, Anthony C. Turner, Victor M. Turner, Willie Joe Turner, and Joshua R. Turner, all of Hartwell.
The family is at the home of Krista Lynn Oliver, 140 Opal St., Hartwell.

Justin Rylie Shaw
Hartwell
Justin Rylie Shaw, 8-month-old son of Justin and Marcie Bailey Shaw of 7 Prairie Road, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
Strickland Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Clara E. Cody Craven
Pendergrass
Clara Eunice Cody Craven, 89, of Mountain Creek Church Road, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
Mrs. Craven was a daughter of the late Dan and Julia Hulsey Cody and was the widow of Thomas E. Craven. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Evelyn Craven Smith; a son, Herman N. Craven; and an infant son.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Talmo Baptist Church, with the Revs. Paul Wade and Charles Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: three daughters, Elinor Brooks, Pendergrass, Edith Beatty, Belmont, and Rita Mathis, Commerce; a son, Lloyd Craven, Pendergrass; two sisters, Lillie Mae Ferguson, Gillsville, and Maggie Pethel, Talmo; four brothers, Hubert Tate, Cumming, Howard Tate, Eastman, J.N. "John" Tate, Hoschton and Odis Tate, Pendergrass; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Owen A. Hoffman
Washington
Owen A. Hoffman, 88, of 538 North Alexander Ave., died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Mr. Hoffman was a resident of Wilkes County for 65 years, was an evangelist and was a member of the Washington Chapel.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Washington Chapel, with Peter Hoffmann and Tommy Bunch officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: a daughter, Sonia A. Hoffman, Washington; a son, Tommy Hoffman, Chatsworth; two sisters, Marie Hoffman, Washington, and Dorothy Pacifico, Raritan, N.J.; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie L. Smith, Greg Denard, Richard Hoffman, Stan Wagher, Robert Hoffman and Chris Hoffman.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today and from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at Hopkins Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Washington Chapel Youth Fund, c/o Allen Rogers, 815 Hillcrest Drive, Washington, GA 30673.

Elbert C. Ivie
Comer
Elbert Curtis Ivie, 75, of 189 Watson Mill Bridge Road, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Hancock County, Mr. Ivie was a retired owner of a hosiery business and was employed by Dave Gordon Auto Supply. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, was deacon of Bethany Baptist Church and a member of the Gideons.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Bethany Baptist Church, with the Revs. Ervin Goss, Clifton Barrett and Larry Homes officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Rosa Lee Ivie; two sons, Tony Ivie, Gastonia, N.C., and Donovan Ivie, Lexington; a stepdaughter, Lynn Wray, Bairdstown; four sisters, Sylvia I. Butts, Riegelwood, N.C., Frances I. Huff and Gwen I. Alliston, both of Buckhead, and Juanita I. McDade, Milledgeville; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be deacons of Bethany Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to the Bethany Baptist Church Building Fund.
Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington, is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert K. Lunceford
Washington
Robert Kenneth Lunceford, 54, of 368 Danburg Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Lunceford was a son of Alma Norman O'Neal, Washington. He was the owner of Washington Wood Products and was a member of Phillips Mill Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Resthaven Cemetery, with the Revs. John Mark Carpenter and Albert Huyck officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Mary Donna Thornton Lunceford; a daughter, Holly L. Crawford, Washington; a son, Robert Kenneth Lunceford Jr., Washington; two sisters, Patricia Tuttle, Washington, and Sandra O'Pry, Athens; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be Robbie Newsome, Charlie Drinkard, Jason Dyson, Randy Tucker, Ed Burdette III and Ricky Hammock.
The family will receive friends from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today at Hopkins Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

William T. Lunsford
Washington
William Thornton Lunsford, 74, of 4883 Lexington Road, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Lunsford was a son of the late Joseph L. Lunsford and Ione Elizabeth Thornton Lunsford and was the widower of Elizabeth Armour Lunsford. He was a retired insurance agent and was a Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member and deacon emeritus at Sardis Baptist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Sardis Baptist Church, Rayle, with the Revs. Joe Hethcoat and Roy Cates officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: two sons, Tom Lunsford, Birmingham, Ala., and Chris Lunsford, Rayle; a sister, Louise McCommons, Thomson; a brother, Allen Hall, Rayle; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Web Orr, Alton Ansley Jr., Charles Boatwright, Marshall Sherrer, Bobby Williamson and Hoyt Higdon. Honorary pallbearers will be the Washington City Police and the Wilkes County Sheriff's Department.
Memorials may be made to Sardis Baptist Church.
Hopkins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Drue W. Turnbull Moon
Greensboro
Drue Willie Turnbull Moon, 84, of 207 Mize Court, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999.
A native of Taliaferro County, Mrs. Moon was a daughter of the late Henry Turnbull and Mary Pearl Ayers Turnbull and was the widow of Marvin Moon. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ruth Huff. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church, Union Point.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today in Crawfordville Cemetery, with the Rev. Wayne Usry officiating.
Survivors include: a daughter, Jane Cathers, North Carolina; a son, Tommy Lee Morrow, Penfield; a brother, Joe Gunn, Birmingham, Ala.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
McCommons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Eloise B. Smith
Toccoa
Eloise Bramlett Smith, 76, of 2091 Burnette Road, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Frank and Estelle Rider Bramlett and the widow of Glenn Smith. She was retired from Coats & Clark with 43 years of service and was a member of Old Toccoa Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Acree Davis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Roger Elrod officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: a sister, Annie Smith, Toccoa; a brother, Roy Lee Bramlett, Toccoa; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Belvin Smith, Burnette Road, Toccoa.

Pat Sosebee
Cornelia
Ross Patton "Pat" Sosebee, 62, of 6601 Pea Ridge Road, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Cornelia, Mr. Sosebee was a son of the late Ross William and Laura Stovall Sosebee. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service and later retired from the security department of the Lee Arrendale State Prison. He attended the Demorest Federated Church and was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Cornelia Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Habersham Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Marcus Martin officiating. Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens, with military honors accorded by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4346.
Survivors include: his wife, Dora C. "Dee" Sosebee; two daughters, Laura Ann Allison, Cornelia, and Troi Lea Croswell, Hampton, Va.; a son, Ross "Pat" Sosebee Jr., Cornelia; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Pat Sosebee Jr., Shawn Sosebee, Wayne Short, Phil Moore, Ernest Earls and John Anderson.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Myjuster Wilker
Athens
Myjuster Wilker died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
Mr. Wilker was a son of the late Edgar and Lizzie Wilker and was the widower of Clara Mae Smith Wilker. He was a textile machinist at Chicopee Manufacturing Company, retiring after the demise of the plant and 36 years of service. He was a dedicated and conscientious employee and received numerous awards for his service. He enjoyed gardening, delighting in watching his flowers and vegetables flourish.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Springfield Baptist Church, with the Revs. Hubert Dotson and Charles Mack officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include: a son and daughter-in-law, W. Ed Wilker and Pat Wilker; two daughters, Betty Wilker Barnett and Louise Wilker Neal; three grandchildren, Pamela Michelle Wilker, James Jeffrey Barnett and Erica Denise Wilker; and a granddaughter-in-law, Shantisa Barnett. Recently, he had become a doting great-grandfather.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Reginald Bishop
Athens
Reginald Bishop, 15, of 240-B. Macon St., died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
Forestglen Mortuary will announce arrangements.

Nannie L. Clark
Athens
Nannie Lou Clark, 350 N. Pope St., died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
Hurley Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Willie J. Heard
Athens
Willie James Heard, of 155 Morning View Drive, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Joseph Heatherly
Athens
Joseph Heatherly, infant son of Stanford and Laura Heatherly, of 289 Valley Brook Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Mabel G. Nash
Danielsville
Mabel Graham Nash, 92, of R-1 Danielsville, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Tanica Stevens
Carlton
Tanica Stevens, of 36 Echols Mill Road, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel will announce arrangements.

William M. Adams
Americus
William M. "Bill" Adams, 86, of 2001 S. Lee St., died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Erin, Tenn., Mr. Adams was born on July 1, 1912. He was a son of the late William Moore Adams Sr. and Harriett N. Abernathy Adams. He was a representative for International Shoe Co. and owned and operated a shoe store in South Carolina for several years. He was an active worker in Methodist churches all of his life and was a charter member of Pittman Park United Methodist Church, Statesboro, where he was a Sunday school teacher and chairman of the board. He serve as lay leader in several churches, and prior to his death, he returned his membership to the church of his childhood, Erin United Methodist Church, Erin, Tenn.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. today at Martha McDonald Moore Memorial Chapel at Magnolia Manor with the Revs. John Brodess, Larry Roberts, Tom Davis and Jim Kinney officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Oak Hill Cemetery, Erin, Tenn., with the Rev. Brent Davis officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Atkins Adams; a daughter and son-in-law, Sara Elizabeth Adams and Steve Rice, Athens; a son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Bill Jackson-Adams, Savannah, and the Rev. Jenny Jackson-Adams, Richmond Hill; three grandchildren, Jim Jackson-Adams, Greensboro, N.C., Diane Dill, Newnan, and Elizabeth Dill, Valencia, Calif.; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the League of the Good Samaritan, 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, GA 31709.
Hancock Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jenina V. Burton
Athens
Jenina Victoria "Miss Stuff" Burton, 16, of 109 Donna St. died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Ms. Burton was a daughter of Stanley and Cassandra Burton.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ebenezer Baptist Church, West, with the Revs. Dr. Winfred M. Hope, Carl T. Mattox and Abraham Mosley officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Normal Grove Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Elberton.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her stepfather, Perry Johnson; a sister, Keishunna Burton, Athens; two brothers, Stanley Burton Jr. and Charles Burton, Athens; maternal grandparents, Floyd and Elizabeth Rice, Athens; and grandparents, Hubert and Elizabeth Burton, Hartwell.
Hurley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clara A. Heard
Hull
Clara Annie Heard, of 5247 Highway 106 South, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Heard was a daughter of the late Johnny Martin and Maggie Lee Howard.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Lexington, with the Rev. James Bailey officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Maggie Ann Callaway, Hull; four sisters, Emma Lee Bolton, Crawford, Nancy Clark, Athens, Henrietta Daniel, Baltimore, and Mozelle Perry, New York; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Bobby Huggs
Athens
Bobby Huggs, 59, of 125 Linda Ave., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Huggs was a son of Peccolia Dyer Huggs and the late Dave Huggs. He was employed at the UGA Continuing Education Center in the maintenance department for 33 years.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Hull, with the Rev. Kenneth Elder officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the New Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Bernice Huggs; a daughter, Donna Dorsey, Athens; four sons, David Huggs, Austin Huggs and Lindsey Huggs, all of Athens, and Braxton Huggs, Autuagaville, Ala.; two sisters, Marie Huggs and Lillie B. Colbert, both of Athens; six brothers, Willie Huggs, Melvin Huggs, Frazier Huggs, Paul Huggs and Allen Huggs, all of Athens, and Leroy Huggs, Chicago, Ill.; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be nephews, cousins and friends. Flowerbearers will be nieces, cousins and friends.
The family is at the residence.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Nina Y. Johnson
Athens
Nina Yarbrough Johnson, 91, formerly of Gaines School Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Johnson was a daughter of the late R.T. and Catherine Saye Yarbrough and was the widow of T.R. Johnson Sr. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mable Johnson McMillan. She was a homemaker and was a member of Tuckston Methodist Church and the Stella Hancock Sunday School Class.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Tuckston United Methodist Church Cemetery with Doug Thrasher officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Marguerite Johnson Neilson, Marietta; a son, T.R. Johnson Jr., Gainesville; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tuckston United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund or to a charity of ones choice.

Wallace Long Sr.Lexington
Wallace Long Sr., 68, of 38 Echols Mills Road, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Long was a son of the late Willie and Doris Porter Long. He was a member of New Bethlehem Baptist Church, where he served on the board of deacons. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at New Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Revs. S.A. Bishop, Charles Dickey and Rufus Addison officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Cancie Long; three daughters, Vanessa Raffiek Atlanta, Phyllis Riden and Judy Long, both of Lexington; a son, Wallace E. Long Jr., Athens; two sisters, Annie Ruth Mattox, Gary, Ind., and Louise Sims, Athens; two brothers, Alonzo Long, Carlton, and Napoleon Long, Elberton; and six grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Clifford Nixon
Statham
Clifford Nixon, 71, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999.
Mr. Nixon was a son of the late Clifford and Lovie T. Nixon. He was a World War II veteran and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Ruff officiating. The Davidson Lodge will confer the Masonic rites. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include two grandsons, J. Barry Taylor, Atlanta, and Scott Taylor, Dallas; a great-granddaughter, Brooke Taylor, Dallas; and a good friend, Clara Wages, Statham.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of ones choice.

Tanica T. Stevens
Lexington
Tanica Terrell Stevens, 21, of 38 Echols Mills Road, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Ms. Stevens was a daughter of Phyllis Riden and George Stevens. She was a member of New Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Carlton, with the Revs. S.A. Bishop, Charles Dickey and Rufus Addison officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a stepfather, Samuel Riden; her grandmother, Cancie Long, Lexington; her grandmother, Annie Stevens, Athens; step-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Riden, Comer; aunts and uncles.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Martin Strickland
Royston
Martin Strickland, 82, of 716 Lee St., died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Strickland was a son of the late Luther Smith Strickland and Azilee Burnett Strickland. He was a retired Franklin County employee and was a member of Royston Baptist Church where he was a former deacon.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Revs. Danny Barton and Timothy Sangster officiating. Burial will be in the Starr family cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Polly Adams Strickland; and three sons, David Luther Strickland, Tucker, Hubert Adams Strickland, Blakley, and William Max Strickland, Cornelia.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Royston Baptist Church, 767 Church St., Royston, GA 30662.

Thomas Jefferson Brown
Carlton
Thomas Jefferson Jackson Brown, 67, of 1025 Lexington Road, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Lizzie M. Burton
Hartwell
Lizzie Mae Burton, 49, of 660 S. Forest Ave., died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
Mack's Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

James C. Ivey
Atlanta
James C. Ivey, 75, of 338 Atlanta Ave., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary will announce arrangements.

Nina Johnson
Nina Johnson, 91, of Gaines School Road, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, will announce arrangements.

James Smith
Bogart
James "Bro" Smith, of 125 Sarsen Drive, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Mildred L. Wright
Danielsville
Mildred Louise Wright, of 712 Young Harris Road, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
Jackson Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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